Fairview Fire consumes almost 30 thousand acres
Photo by Ryan Grothe Skycrane making a drop on the Fairview fire.
Photo by Ryan GrotheTanker 912 making a drop on the Fairview fire.
Photo by Ryan GrotheCal-Fire Tanker 70 out of Ramona making a drop on the Fairview fire.
Skycrane helicopter working the Fairview fire heading back to Diamond Valley Lake for water.
Coulson Aviation Tanker 131 making a drop on the Fairview fire.
Tanker 137 making a drop on the Fairview fire.
Photo by Ryan GrotheFlames racing up a hill on the Fairview fire. This hillside was completely engulfed within seconds.
Photo by Ryan Grothe A Cal-Fire firefighter attacking the flames.
A brush fire that started Monday September 5th, 2022 consumed almost 30,000 acres. The fire destroyed 36 structures and damaged 8 others. Two people were killed while trying to escape the fire. Firefighters fought the blaze from both air and ground. Several air tankers assisted. Some LATS ( Large Air Tankers ) and VLATS ( Very Large Air Tankers ) dropped retardant lines. As of today, the fire is at 84% containment. Cause of the fire is still unknown and under investigation.